GIANT FOOD TO CLOSE MARYLAND BAKERY DEPOT

LANDOVER, Md. -- Giant Food Inc., based here, has announced it will close its Silver Spring, Md., bakery and the Bakery Depot storage facility in Columbia, Md. by May, and outsource business.According to the retailer, which operates stores in the Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and Washington D.C. area, the Silver Springs plant had no potential for expansion due to its increasingly inconvenient location.

LANDOVER, Md. -- Giant Food Inc., based here, has announced it will close its Silver Spring, Md., bakery and the Bakery Depot storage facility in Columbia, Md. by May, and outsource business.

According to the retailer, which operates stores in the Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and Washington D.C. area, the Silver Springs plant had no potential for expansion due to its increasingly inconvenient location. Building a new plant was estimated to be a $100 million project, and was not feasib

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